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Why Persistence Matters

August 28, 2017 Lisa with Ellen Kane at the 2017 APICS West Coast Student Case Competition Typically when I talk about persistence, I refer to my Mom because she is very persistent, and I'm glad that wore off on me.  However, this time, I am referring to one of [...]

Women in Supply Chain (and Why Men Should Care)

August 16, 2017 Talking about “Women in Supply Chain” at the Western District Conference for APICSWhether a man or woman, if you are in the end-to-end supply chain, you should be thinking about women in supply chain.  There is a serious skills gap in the next several years in [...]

Press Release: Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson Shares Big Picture Perspectives for Profit Opportunities

Originally published on PR Newswire on August 15, 2017 and ExpertClick on August 15, 2017 “I’ve Been Thinking” Shares 101 Universal Business Lessons Learned CLAREMONT, Calif., Aug. 15, 2017 – Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting and a well-known leader in supply chain innovation and transformation [...]

Walmart is Raising the Bar with Supply Chain Metrics

August 7, 2017 One of my clients forwarded this article about Walmart's supply chain.  Walmart is not only requiring an increase in OTIF (on-time-in-full) delivery performance but it also will charge penalties for suppliers that don't live up to the metric!  Creating an efficient supply chain is critical for [...]

Press Release: APICS Inland Empire Spring Symposium Panel to Discuss Disruptive Innovations in Logistics

Originally published on ExpertClick on April 25, 2017 The Inland Empire Chapter of APICS,  the leading association for supply chain and operations professionals, will be hosting a meeting on global supply chain trends and strategies at its Disruptive Innovations in Logistics Spring Executive Panel & Networking Symposium on May [...]

The Drucker Supply Chain Forum

April 3, 2017 I participated on the panel, "Professional Pathways in Supply Chain" at the Drucker Supply Chain Forum last week.  Interesting to note that the panel was all women - definitely not typical but nice to see!  I was joined by executives from Walt Disney, Source Intelligence, Intelligent [...]

LMA Consulting Group’s Lisa Anderson Is a Panelist for Drucker Supply Chain Forum

Lisa Anderson MBA, CSCP, CLTD, known as The Manufacturing Business TransformerSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, to participate as a panelist at the Drucker Supply Chain Forum to be held on Monday, March 27, 2017 at The Peter F. Drucker Center for Supply Chain & Logistics, Claremont Colleges. [...]

The Right Combination of Technical & Communication Skills ROCKS!

February 18, 2017 I am the Chair of the APICS West Coast student case competition, and we just wrapped up our 2017 event.  We had 104 students from around the world fly into San Diego to compete.  It was a really impressive group of students!     The competition [...]

Logistics, Logistics and Logistics

December 30, 2016 I took the APICS CLTD (certified in logistics, transportation and distribution) exam yesterday (and passed!); therefore, I have been knee deep in logistics topics this week.  Who knew logistics was such a BIG topic?  Well, we have been excited at APICS-IE to start teaching this certification [...]

Crowdsourcing is “In”

Crowdsourcing is an engaging, collaborative practice that is catching on to stimulate innovation and new ideas in R&D and software design. In asking questions about outsourcing, insourcing and near-sourcing of the executive panel at APICS Inland Empire's symposium, we heard several great stories. One of them was compelling about [...]

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